Oscar Pistorius apologises for killing Reeva Steenkamp
7 April 2014 Last updated at 19:16 BST
An emotional Oscar Pistorius has started his testimony at his murder trial by apologising to the family of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
In a trembling voice, he said he was "trying to protect" her and said he could not imagine their pain.
Andrew Harding reports.